Synonyms of collapse in English:

collapse


See definition of collapse

verb

1‘the roof collapsed’

SYNONYMS

cave in, fall in, subside, fall down, sag, slump, settle, give, give way, crumble, crumple, disintegrate, fall to pieces, come apart

ANTONYMS

hold up

2‘he collapsed from loss of blood’

SYNONYMS

faint, pass out, black out, lose consciousness, fall unconscious, keel over

informal flake out, conk out, go out

literary swoon

3‘she collapsed in tears’

SYNONYMS

break down, go to pieces, lose control, lose one's self-control, crumble, fall apart

informal crack up

4‘the peace talks collapsed’

SYNONYMS

break down, fail, fall through, fold, founder, fall flat, miscarry, go wrong, come to nothing, come to grief, be frustrated, be unsuccessful, not succeed, disintegrate

come to a halt, end, terminate

informal flop, fizzle out, flatline

ANTONYMS

succeed


noun

1‘the collapse of the roof’

SYNONYMS

cave-in, giving way, subsidence, crumbling, disintegration

2‘she was reported to be ‘poorly’ after her collapse on stage yesterday’

SYNONYMS

fainting fit, blackout, fainting, faint, passing out, loss of consciousness

informal flaking out

literary swooning, swoon

syncope

3‘the collapse of the peace talks’

SYNONYMS

breakdown, failure, disintegration, foundering, miscarriage, lack of success

halt, end, termination

ANTONYMS

outcome, success

4‘he suffered a collapse from overwork’

SYNONYMS

breakdown, attack, seizure, prostration, nervous breakdown, mental collapse, nervous collapse, nervous exhaustion, nervous tension, crisis, personal crisis, psychological trauma

informal crack-up